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Comedy Central
Dec 3, 2012 7:30pm PST
their local wal-mart. >> thousands of wal-mart employees are staging walkouts and protests over this holiday weekend. the workers are upset about having to work on thanksgiving day and they're also speaking out for better pay and benefits. >> jon: what? (laughter) you get to work at wal-mart on thanksgiving day! (laughter) a ring side seat to the greatest show on earth. >> i it's a black friday tradition. >> (bleep). i'll stab one of you mother (bleep) (audience reacts). >> jon: do you know how much people pay to go to fights like that? (laughter) you get paid -- some -- to see it. (laughter) isn't that benefit enough? truly your vest runeth over. (laughter) but that's not enough for you, greedy hourly slightly over the federal poverty line employees. (laughter) now you want to unionize! besides, everyone knows comparatively speaking in the wal-mart world you've got it pretty good. >> violent protests in bangladesh this morning after a deadly garment factory fire. saturday's fire killed at least 112 factory workers. the factory is owned by an exporter whose clients include wal-mart.
CNBC
Dec 17, 2012 2:00pm EST
wal-mart, target, and both have positives going into the fight, so who's going to win? the fight of the retail giants. in the ring, big boxes wal-mart takes on target. sizing up the competition. wal-mart has 4,000 stores in the u.s. while target has just over 1700. we're putting everyday low prices against cheap chic and going into this season, wal-mart sales are up 1.5% year over year while target is nearly double that. assessment for same-store sales this holiday quarter put wal-mart up 8% and target up 2.3%. not so fast, target. last year wal-mart delivered a holiday bunch up 10.. % while target remained unchanged. >> the battle of the big boxers, wal-mart and target. wal-ma now each competitor herb has ammunition. we will go to you first before the people who are paid to give us opiniones. who do you like in this fight? >> i think it is interesting. they are apples an oranges. so much different business models. both are very well run companies. it would be hard to, i give wal-mart the went to social med huge way. i think that helped them out in the post period. >> now, brian. yo
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 5:00am EST
target a wal-mart on a christmas morning. >> yeah, the thieves they got away with about $30,000 worth of items. we're going to tell you what was taken and why police are so concerned about this. >> you heard about the dangers of online dating and singles events. that's how many of us sometimes meet the special person. one man is using a direct approach. >> i'm mike masco. this is the abc2 app and you can get that at the itunes store and google play store. right now bell's point 37 degrees. not much hatching right now but to the south and west we go. there's a storm brewing. we're going to talk about that, that could be a weekend snow event coming up after this. >>> join john on this thursday morning -- thank you for joining us on this thursday morning. thieves decided to target a wal- mart. >> police are saying the guys went after weapons and electronics it was after 2:00 in the morning on christmas day when three men broke into a wal- mart in new mexico. they helped themselves to around $30,000 worth of items. they spent a few minutes in the hunting section where they broke int
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 4:00am PST
control. > wal-mart had issues in mexico with alleged corruption happening there as well as in the united states with worker outrage, especially from people who did not want to work on thanksgiving day. > > yes. wal-mart had a tough year. you had in addition another supply chain issue in the bangladeshi factory where that horrific fire happened. then you had the corruption cases in mexico and other instances. what that has raised i think has really raised some issues on the governance structure and how wal-mart has handled those issues. it also has reunited or reenergized the anti-wal-mart coalition that has been active in the united states for many years, but which has lost its momentum a little bit over the last few years. > and one case that disappointed many people: lance armstrong. > > yes, lance armstrong, it is obviously a personal tragedy, it has to do with his life as a cyclist. but it also has brought to attention some of the challenges that nonprofits and charitable foundations face - in this case, it was because of the association with lance armstrong. another organization on
PBS
Dec 27, 2012 6:30pm PST
for top talent. wal-mart could be in trouble in india. the indian government looking into whether wal-mart's lobbying activities in the u.s. violated indian laws. shares of wal-mart closed fractionally higher. smith and wesson is buying back an additional $15 million worth of stock, on top of the $20 million repurchase program it recently completed. smith and wesson's shares have fallen nearly 10% since the newtown connecticut shootings. investors bought up gold today, as a safe place to park money while washington lawmakers spar over the fiscal cliff. the precious metal settled $3 higher at $1,663 an ounce. gold prices are on pace for an annual rise of about 6%, the smallest annual gain since 2008. and, supply concerns pushed palladium prices to a nine-month high. investors are worried that tight supplies from the world's top two producers and steady demand from the auto sector could mean higher prices in 2013. it settled at $708 an ounce: over the past year the metal has rising about 7.5%. and finally, for the second day in row the ishares emerging market e.t.f. ended higher. and th
ABC
Dec 24, 2012 11:00am PST
and a $20 gift card back. wal-mart selling ipad 3 for $399 and a $30 gift card in return. phone 5, wal-mart offering -- iphone 5, wal-mart is offering $75 off. stores have extended hours. macy's and michael's open until 6:00 tonight. costco and best buy until 5. target and toys "r" us until 10 p.m.. if you think that you have that last minute luck, walgreens is open all day tomorrow. speaking of procrastinating, turns out we west coasters are the biggest in the nation. 79% of us are shopping at the last minute. >> i don't think that reflects well on us. >> i'm shock, shocked! >>> just ahead, why 49ers kicker acres is being targeted. >>> san francisco children in need,;ç drive underway now and how you can help. >>> a tragedy unfolding in upstate new york where four volunteer firefighters were shot responding to a house fire, two confirm firm dead. investigators still on the scene in webster, new york a suburb of rochester. the police chief says the shooter set a trap early this morning and when crews arrived to the house fire he shot them. >> the threat has been eliminated. the sh
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2012 8:00am EST
we're partially to blame. >> yes. >> first, wal-mart, and now mickey d's? unions taking on the nation's unions taking on the nation's largest employers, ithis big having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and a santa to boot! [ chuckles ] right, baby. oh, sir. that is a customer. oh...sorry about that. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. you know how painful heartburn can be. for fast, long lasting relief, use doctor recommended gaviscon®. only gaviscon® forms a protective barrier that helps block stomach acid from splashing up- relieving the pain quickly. try fast, long lasting gaviscon®. ♪ [ engine revs ] ♪ [ male announcer ] oh what fun it is to ride. get the mercedes-benz on your wish list at the winter event going on now through december 31st. [ santa ] ho, ho, ho! [ male announcer ] lease a 2013 e350 for $579 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. i'm jamie colby, i'll send you back to bulls and bears on the fox news channel. all of your latest news and headlines on foxnews.com. >> brenda: uni
KOFY
Dec 24, 2012 11:30am PST
$119 and a $20 gift card back. wal-mart selling ipad 3 for $399 and a $30 gift card in return. phone 5, wal-mart offering -- iphone 5, wal-mart is offering $75 off. stores have extended hours. macy's and michael's open until 6:00 tonight. costco and best buy until 5. target and toys "r" us until 10 p.m.. if you think that you have that last minute luck, walgreens is open all day tomorrow. speaking of procrastinating, turns out we west coasters are the biggest in the nation. 79% of us are shopping at the last minute. >> i don't think that reflects well on us. >> i'm shock, shocked! >>> just ahead, why 49ers kicker acres is being targeted. >>> san francisco children in need,;ç drive underway now and how you [ female announcer ] this is a special message from at&t. [ male announcer ] it's no secret that the price of things just keeps going up. [ female announcer ] but we have some good news. it's our bundle price promise. [ male announcer ] a price you can definitely count on, for two whole years. from at&t. [ female announcer ] a great price for a great triple-play bundle. [ male announ
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am EST
police officer helped deliver a baby at a wal-mart. matt phelps was working as a security guard. he set up a makeshift delivery room with the help of a firefighter. and a bell ringer held it over for privacy for the mom. moments later a 6-pound baby girl was born, mother and baby are fine. >>> and just in time for the holidays about 4000 santas showed up in a town. and they are dressed with the red hats and they gathered for the convention. they are dancing to the holiday tune. they included the matching band. >> who else would you bring. >> of course you would. >>> news time is 4:43. a lot to talk about. and lynette is up here. so much happening they are lighting the men nora and the game -- the menorah. >> the ravens or the redskins? [ laughter ] >> look at the colors. >> purple, yeah. >> weather-wise. >> it could be that extra player nobody wants. now we're talking about wet weather, that's a possibility. i showed you the forecast earlier. i will sprinkful throughout the news cast today. but right now let's check with what is going on. we have showers that are trying to push in ahead
FOX News
Dec 1, 2012 7:00am PST
. >> yes. >> first, wal-mart, and now mickey d's? unions taking on the nation's largest employers, is this big labor flip about to send prices that we're paying rocketing higher? >> l is to camp out. you know we've been open all night. is this a trick to get my spot? [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. save on ground shipping at fedex office. bass pro shops has great gift ideas at huge savings during our cyber week sale at basspro.com. check in every day for amazing web buster specials. plus, get free shipping on orders of $75 or more. >> hi, everyone, we're live from america's news headquarters, i'm jamie colby. we have news after tragic accident out of miami this morning. a double-decker bus hit an overpass at miami international airport, killing at least one person, injuring more than two dozen. an airport spokesperson says the bus was a cruise or tour bus of some sort and going about 20 miles per hour when it clipped the roof entrance. more info as we get it. developing this hour overseas, massive rallies planned in egypt today. all in supports of president morsi. an
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2012 1:00am EST
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FOX Business
Dec 15, 2012 12:00am EST
, wal-mart and kroger among two dozen other bidders trying to buy hostess. liquidation sale may generate up to one billion dollars. a standoff last month with union employees forced hostess to liquidate its assets. some might say the was management'sorrid control of the company that forced them into bankruptcy. wal-mart could be exclusive maker of twinkies? >> i'm on my way there. i want my twinkies. go to wal-mart. >> no more black market. >> you're in really good shape. you never did twinkies. >> well, you know, whatever floats your boat. >> the folks at wal-mart have been successful worldwide. could you buy them at your citgo gas station? for what would just be a wal-mart? >> you never know. it is about capitalism and something that is very popular with people. a lot of peopleavoiding the twinkies. remember when they said that they were going to go out of business. they are very popular. >> a spare change update on a story that science-fiction people will love. you remember th death star? the moon sized death star in star wars? there are now 25,000 signatures, which mean that they hit
LINKTV
Dec 20, 2012 3:00pm PST
power. >> in april, the new york times revealed how wal-mart's leaders hushed up evidence of widespread bribery by the largest foreign subsidiary. now the times examines the relentless campaign of bribes behind wal-mart's most controversial store in mexico, in the data supermarket built in the shadow of a revered cultural landmark, the ancient pyramids of teotihuacÁn. >> one in five walmart stores are in mexico. walmart is mexico's largest private employer. we will speak with pulitzer prize winning journalist david barstow of "the new york times square and all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. six more victims of the newtown massacre were laid to rest on wednesday, four children, a teacher and principal of their school. the teacher, 27-year-old victoria soto was credited with saving half of her classroom by hiding the children in a closet and then telling shooter, adam lanza, there were in a different area of the school. the principal, 47-year-old dawn hochsprung, was reportedly shot dead after lunging at
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 5:30am EST
families in need. >> he went to a wal-mart and paid off a number of lay away accounts that had toys. sandra garza owed nearly 300 dollars and was shocked when wal-mart called and said the account was paid off. >> really it's like he is giving it to them. it's like they are not from me they are from a stranger that came and just i guess wanted to let all the kid have good christmas i guess because all the lay away he paid off were toys. >> garza says she is thankful and plans to give back to someone else because of what this person did. >>> you can get a little extra money in the new year. >> coming up at 6, we will tell you why a hand full of credit card companies are refundingmillions to customers. >> and kids wake up christmas morning expecting to find candy canes and chocolate in the stockings. but this year, some parents may decide to use unconventional treats for stocking stuffers. we will explain. >> and the wind are on the light side this morning. about 3 to 5 miles an hour but it will get gusty. i will tell you when coming up. >> reporter: traffic is moving along here on 695
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 6:30am EST
a houston wal-mart and paid off several lay away accounts. they had toys on them. sandra garza owed nearly 300 bucks for her kids toys and she was shocked when wal-mart said the account was completely paid off. >> really it's like he is giving it to them it's like they are not for me they are from a stranger that kale and wanted to let all the kid have good christmas i guess. all the lay away he paid off were toys. >> garza is thankful and plans to gib back to someone else because of this. >> we are paying less to fill up the cars in north dakota. prices are below $3 at a number of stations. and they could remain that way through the holiday season many we checked our website for the maryland gas prices.com and a driver reports seeing a gallon of regular unleaded forefor 2.the 7 -- 2.97 at a station in in pg county but we are beginning to see the numbers drop below 3 dollars. >> news time 6:39. could something have been done. what signs were there if any. so many questions about the newtown massacre. >> there are many questions out there. and we may never get all of the answers. mor
FOX Business
Dec 17, 2012 11:00am EST
point with names like bank of america, home depot and wal-mart leading the dow. we talk about president obama and what we have seen out of washington, don't forget roughly 30 million americans will begin in january 2014 as the reform laws change. they got an upgrade. the price target from deutsche bank up about 66% in the last six months. back to you. dennis: thank you nicole. cheryl: over to sandra smith. sandra: we're watching oil and gasoline prices. $0.75 on the session around $88 per barrel and while oil prices are up today, they have dropped significantly the past couple of months. showing a lot of the bullish sentiment is being sucked out of the oil market have a big effect on gasoline prices. gasoline prices at the pump dropping to the lowest levels of the year. gasoline at $3.25 or gallon. remember, a reason why we have seen a lot of flipping the oil and gasoline prices is because of negative sentiment around the fiscal cliff talks. by the way, one thing to point out, oil production at a 19 year high. enjoy the lower gasoline prices while they last. cheryl: we will, j
PBS
Dec 28, 2012 4:30pm PST
almost $15 a share. pearson slipped a fraction. and microsoft lost 1.5%. wal-mart plans to start monitoring the warehouses of subcontractors it uses here in the u.s. the program stems from complaints of poor worker treatment at the warehouses. shares of wal-mart fell slightly closing at $67.61. some turbulence in merger talks between american airlines and u.s. airways. the two pilot unions face obstacles on contract terms. a.m.r., the parent of american airlines is still trying to get out of bankruptcy. shares of u.s. airways fell more than 2%. also in the airline space, the federal communications commission says it has established rules that will make it easier for companies to offer internet service on board airplanes. but shares of the major airlines were all down. electronic arts is ending its marketing partnership with gun manufacturers as the company tries to distance itself from the real-world sale of assault weapons. shares fell slightly to just below $14. and in the oil markets, crude prices posted their largest weekly gain since august. an industry report showed that u.
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2012 1:30am EST
people at wal-mart and that's where they've gone to work and-- >> and mcdonals. >> you might cut your finger. >>>> how about a journalist union, oh, a paper cut. >> and it's not the onl reason why workers need protection fm the emplers. >> do you think that wal-mart needs protection? they don't-- >> and my problem with this, they got this president reelected andgot out the vote and sayhat you will of the declining influence, they did influence the outcome of this electionnd i think that they're certainly trying t leverage off of that since the election. >> well, they-- that was one of many, many, many factors. >> absolutely. >> and after the election and the fact is, as we all agree, the private sector union is a dying animal and that they only can survive if they can thoroughly control the public sector and this is just another example of their slow, painful death. >> on that upbeat note. i want you to look at this. t parent company of red lobster, filing a fight for the president's health care law, not because of the actual law, bse it criticized the law. the gang from forbes is goi
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 11:00am PST
, wal-mart has pulled a bushmaster rifle similar to the one used off its website. wal-mart is the nation's largest seller of guns and ammunition. >>> hollywood is reacting to the shooting by cancelling the premieres -- premiers of several films. actor jimmy fox who stars in the movie says the -- jamie foxx who stars in the movie says the entertainment industry needs to bear some responsibility. the premier of top cruise's movie was also postponed because of the shooting. stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage of the connecticut school tragedy. laura anthony is in connecticut and report live later. >>> temperatures on their way down later today officials are issuing advisory and warning. >> how cold is it going to get? >>> this morning any indication it is going to be cold, frost and isolated areas more tomorrow. the cold air is coming in now, you can see scattered showers on live doppler, over the ocean water which is actually warmer than land now that's why we have the showers there. mainly going to stay over the ocean. for tonight, let's start in the north bay where the goi
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm PST
from stores nationwide and wal-mart has taken down a wal-mart add for the bushmaster ar15 that was used friday. the nra said "meaningful contributions to stop fur tragedies." >>> california is no longer invested in assault rifles. illegal to either have or sell that weapon in the state of california. so obviously, the state shouldn't be a participant in that kind of activity. >> california's teacher pension fund has a stake in freedom group. it is reviewing the investment. >>> one bay area city is looking for the cash to pay for the guns bought back. people turned in nearly 600 firearms for cash, way more than expected. linda yee says san francisco had to start handing out io us . >> reporter: this gun buy back program was more successful than expected. >> thank you very much. jr. dr. joe marshall says he ran out of money after buying back 125 weapons at 200 bucks apiece. ingly was ready to shut down. i was going to walk out and tell the crowd that's all we have. but the chief said, oh no no no. we have all these guns, we have to get them. one mar long rifle, one shotgun. >> report
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
microsoft lost 1.5%. wal-mart plans to start monitoring the warehouses of subcontractors it uses here in the u.s. the program stems from complaints of poor worker treatment at the warehouses. shares of wal-mart fell slightly closing at $67.61. some turbulence in merger talks between american airlines and u.s. airways. the two pilot unions face obstacles on contract terms. a.m.r., the parent of american airlines is still trying to get out of bankruptcy. shares of u.s. airways fell more than 2%. also in the airline space, the federal communications commission says it has established rules that will make it easier for companies to offer internet service on board airplanes. but shares of the major airlines were all down. electronic arts is ending its marketing partnership with gun manufacturers as the company tries to distance itself from the real-world sale of assault weapons. shares fell slightly to just below $14. and in the oil markets, crude prices posted their largest weekly gain since august. an industry report showed that u.s. stockpiles fell last week. a barrel of oil now sells for
ABC
Dec 21, 2012 4:30am PST
a packed east bay wal-mart. police want you to look at cameras, two men they think held up the davis street wal-mart in san leandro monday afternoon. a 5/ least one of the men was armed with a handgun when the pair robbed a store it happened when the store was investigators are offering a $1,000 reward for information in the case. >>> san francisco giants' fans will have a chance to take a picture with both world series trophies. the team announcing it will hold a tour featuring both trophies. they will travel throughout the bay area, northern % moving to san francisco. the tour begins january 8th, in sacramento concludes at at&t park opening day april we've posted a link on abc7news.com click see it on tv. >>> 4:53 now.3 the man of this-uz morning everyone is going to need -- >> no pressure dude. >> none taken, thanks. let's move in and see where heavier cell isi-kss, right the, heading towards qut are gettingufs the heaviest of the urpr heading up to it,kÑ inches noh santa cruz mountains, two to four inches peninsula, three to six north bay, one to two inches south bay by
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 6:30am EST
paying off people's layaway accounts at an arizona wal- mart. santa focused in on the customers trying to pay off the toys. the secret santa ended up paying off layaway bills for 20 wal-mart customers and even workers in the situation were left speechless. >> it's emotional for us too. i mean you know some of the people that i work in layaway when these individuals come to pick up their layaways they're crying. >> as is often the case, the good samaritan santa has asked to remain anonymous. >>> there's a new smell in the air in washington state. >> that smell of marijuana. a new law goes into effect today that allows you to smoke but there are some restrictions, we'll tell you what's going on. >> also this morning citigroup is cutting jobs to save money. we're going to run the numbers by you and see if you think it's maybe a little high. >>> news time 6:9. you saw her singing the models on the runway earlier this week. >> now rihanna is jumping into the fashion world with her own reality show. she's going to produce and star in a fashion series for style. and the show is called "styled
KOFY
Dec 18, 2012 11:30am PST
response to the tragedy. several california locations closest to the bay area in modesto, wal-mart has pulled a bushmaster rifle similar to the one used off its website. wal-mart is the nation's largest seller of guns and ammunition. >>> hollywood is reacting to the shooting by cancelling the premieres -- premiers of several films. actor jimmy fox who stars in the movie says the -- jamie foxx who stars in the movie says the entertainment industry needs to bear some responsibility. the premier of top cruise's movie was also postponed because of the shooting. stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage of the connecticut school tragedy. laura anthony is in connecticut and report live later. >>> temperatures on their way down later today officials are issuing advisory and warning. >> how cold is it going to get? >>> this morning any indication it is going to be cold, frost and isolated areas more tomorrow. the cold air is coming in now, you can see scattered showers on live doppler, over the ocean water which is actually warmer than land now that's why we have the showers there. mainly go
FOX Business
Dec 24, 2012 12:00pm EST
, wal-mart. wal-mart sells everything, feed the family, put the deal on the table and get gifts. michael kors was a winner this holiday season. there are definitely some winners out there. ashley: jcpenney tried to rebrand itself, is that working? >> the rebranding, it looks better. our studies indicate they may have lost some of their core customers and as a result of this. they are trying, they said they weren't going to do that, so they're trying a lot of different things to get the customer traffic and people back to the stars. ashley: joe feldman, thank you for sticking with us, managing director. thank you so much. chicago mayor rahman manual trying to privatize the midway airport. no success, but this time will be different? jeff flock live at midway airport with this story. jeff: it is funny. some guy wal walked up to me and said what are you doing, what is your story? to the top of the privatization of midway airport. another way for the city to lose money. the city just privatize the parking meters. $1.5 billion deal, 75 years, but the problem is this. they got all the
FOX News
Dec 11, 2012 3:00am PST
, looks like one of the nation's largest retailers actually the largest, wal-mart, is proving this isn't true. starting next year, the company plans to eliminate health care coverage for those employees who work less than 30 hours a week. deeming them part-time of the joining us with more is fox news legal analyst peter johnson, jr. >> good morning. we've been talking about this for a few years and now it seems the chickens are coming home to roost. wal-mart and its employees seem to be the victims of obamacare in a very, very big way. they put up new standards to who will get insurance coverage 24 hours, 30 hours, when you were hired, and so a lot of folks are saying, listen, the promise of obamacare is in the land of the free and home of the underemployed. are we going to be a job sharing america going forward? are we going to be a part-time america? are we going to fill up the employment rolls with part-time employees because those people count on the national numbers. the congressional budget office had it right. they said that five to 20 million people would lose coverage. mckenzie,
FOX
Dec 25, 2012 5:00pm PST
won't give you your money back. >> reporter: of the big box retailers wal-mart accepts most things back within 90 days of purchase but electronics for only 15 days. costco mostly has no time limit expect 90 days for electronics, return in its original package. at sears k mart, k mart gives 28 days with numerous no return exceptions. many people choose the alternative of regifting. >> don't take it back, just give it to someone else that you this think might want it. >> we try to give away whatever we can to the salvation army or you know the goodwill. >> reporter: four more major storm policies and scams that make them for strict. reporting live, tom vacar. >>> some bay area families going through tough times enjoyed a holiday meal and much more in richmond today. there was music, food and gifts for the children at the nevin community center. every year they gather donations including groceries, toys and clothing to give away on christmas. >> we had a wonderful lunch and they're giving the kids toys and we're very grateful to get toys for the kids today. sometimes it's hard being a sing
PBS
Dec 11, 2012 12:00am PST
links through subcontractors to retail giants such as wal-mart, sears and disney. but safety is often ignored in the pressure to keep production moving for a global supply chain. the enter in the labor rights forum says more than 600 people have died in bangladesh garment factory fires since 2005. this blaze was followed two days later by a 12-story fire in another part of the town. there were no deaths in that blaze. for more on all this we turn to steven greenhouse who covers labor and workplace issues for the noork times. thanks for being with us. steven, bring us up to speed. after that fire there were documents an activist group put out which seemed to indicate retailers unwilling to pay for some of the safety upgrades. >> yes. documents came out from a that was held last year in bangladesh. a meeting called by the government and by the bangladesh manufacturers association that was urging those giant western retailers like the gap, like wal-mart to like step up to the plate and agree to pay more for their apparel so that the bangladesh manufacturers can improve the fire safety an
ABC
Dec 6, 2012 6:00pm EST
. ford breaks down the specifics. be newe will soon housing and a new wal-mart. bottom line, american communities survey, d.c. is a terry, younger, and andard bennett was in -- was in y2k. it i >> there building condominiums affordable for us. but it is affordable for the they have because jobs and we do not. 60% black a decade ago. now 50% black and 35% white. 42,000 blacks have left the city. >> i can walk to wherever i need. a car.t have is a lot of night life everything is very accessible. the city is a lot richer. median income up to $61,000. >> we are disappointed in the have received. >> these pastors said this vandalism is a reaction to a plan to build low-income housing for seniors. hettos," it say. who has money is able to get want.hey who is trying to do services forced out. y know they areot dealing with white racists but the church gets a message. the survey shows that d.c. is 34 years.unger, that is six months younger than 2000. are more hispanic men the cities. 8000 more, 2000 more agents. -- more asians. christieto come, chris for help on capitol hill. how this could m
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 12:00pm EST
, wal- mart says it has not made any changes to the different types of guns sold in its stores. brianne carter, abc 7. >> stay with abc 7 news and wjla.com for the latest developments in the school shooting coverage. >> warmer than normal temperatures for this time of year. let's check in with jacqui jeras. for our >> 60 degrees at reagan national at this hour. mild. we started a dreary. we have a few sprinkles to the north and west of d.c. we're seeing that in frederick county and washington county. most of these are dying out as they cross over the mountains into the metro. a couple clouds, 61 degrees. wind becoming blustery out of the west. if you are traveling today the been may cause you travel delays. notice the storm in the southwest. that will impact our weather later this week. more on that in a minute. looking for a windy afternoon with sunshine and a few sprinkles early to our north and west. we will go back to the news desk. >> thank you. two weeks until the country goes over the fiscal cliff. house speaker john boehner is working up a backup plan in case a deal can
CW
Dec 29, 2012 9:30pm CST
receive wal- mart gift cards. for handguns, shotguns and rifles, they received a $50 card. they hope to have more gun buybacks in the new year as well. >> the deadline for avoiding the fiscal cliff is getting closer. president obama says he is optimistic. >> time is running out. congress needs to reach an agreement to prevent the country from going over the fiscal cliff with the deadline just days away. president obama said in his weekly address that reaching a deal will not be easy. politics can get in the way. >> we just cannot afford a politically self-inflicted wound to our economy. the economy is growing. keeping it that way means that the folks to send to washington have to do their jobs. >> senator mitch mcconnell was seen arriving on capitol hill hours after congressional leaders met with obama. >> we will be working hard to see if we can get there in the next 24 hours. i'm hopeful and optimistic. >> missouri senator ray blunt says that politicians on both sides have irresponsibility, but tax hikes will not do much to address the nation's debt. >> it will not pay one-third of
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 1:00am EST
wealth than 300 million and the wal-mart shares are richest and the top 1 percent have more wealth than the bottom 90 percent we need to redistribute resources. >> they say you cannot live like that. there is always the bad guy. now is the chinese. it is an old argument we become the bad guy because nobody yaks worse than we do. >> we have the power and ironically it was our space that now devolves into the space electronic shield, a triple canopy by 2025, we could become a fascist force for control. we are. like "star wars" and george lucas. will we follow our heart or follow the base instincts? >> host: think you. >> host: john jackson, jr. professor of africana studies at it ever since pennsylvania and author of "racial paranoia" the unintended consequences of political correctness". dr. jackson talking about "racial paranoia" who is paranoid? >> guest: we're all paranoid when it comes to race. for good reason. one point* that i make as a category itself is about the way we look at social life. some better so paramount we have to be on the lookout at all times. so race itself is
ABC
Dec 23, 2012 11:00pm EST
getting on their smart phones. sometimes it's a wal-mart gift cards or best buy gift card and the latest is a target gift card. all you have to do is enter a contest called target contest.com. the security firm mcafee says these are nong top holiday scams. and otherchristmas time scams targeting your r taplet or computer, e-greetings cards that have viruses and down load bl christmas lyrics. down lode a bad one and your computer can get infected. >> be very careful responding to texts or messages on your phone you weren't expecting. it's like the e-mails on your computer without the a-anti virus protection. >> it's time to get your final christmas shopping done. weheaded to downtown annapolis where shoppers were brouzing the stores there and crossing off the last gifts off their list. the stores co-owner says it's better to shop small businesses if you want to give more unique gifts the trends of the last 7 holiday seasons, this has not hit this year but it's better to find things here because you can't finds it in a chain store. >> no doubt about that. manystores plan to close early tom
FOX
Dec 28, 2012 5:00am EST
that he's chosen to compete with. i think he wants wal-mart on there, he wants to be the one stop supplier of everytting o everybody. and speaking of world dominatioo. google is also on a ear... chairman eric schmidt brags that than 1-point-3 million smartphone devices using googleeandroid software aaday &p... (nats mac, if i don't com pack-i want you to haae my peripherals) to get off their sickbed in 2213- pc titans pill finaaly need to crack thee mobile code, and release products that resonate withh on-the go consumers. maggie lake, cnn new york. coming up... a gulf war away..e take a look back at tte achievements of rrtired general norman schwarzkopf. bbh - media hypocrisythere are a few groups that believe they're better than everyone else. such as academics, entertainers, pollttcians and - yes -- he media.with the sandy hook school shhoting still ii the news it's worth noting hhw hypocriticallthe media caa be.nbc's ddvid gregory on meet the press mocked the idea of armed sends his children to one of phe natton's most expensive - and ellte -- privvte schools that has a secuui
FOX
Dec 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
check that exchange poll civil wal-mart has one of the most for giving, taking almost all items for 90 days. the exception is electronics which you have 15 days to exchange. k-mart allows 28 days to exchange though it said many items aren't taken but the process is easier if the person who bought it included a gift receipt. >> they are harder to deal with without a receipt for sure. they want to give you a credit f you get something that's a lower price they won't give you the difference. >> and some people decide to avoid returns and exchanges all together. they say they take all the things in their not quite right pile and regift or donate it to a charity. >>> alameda police say a family christmas party turned violent leaving a woman with a stab wound and three also injured. that attack happened in an apartment complex. an argument broke out between sisters and one of the women grabbed a knife and stabbed the other in the chest. three others were hurt and none of the injuries life threatening. the woman with the knife was arrested. >>> a new study by san francisco peace group claims
ABC
Dec 18, 2012 5:00am EST
marketplace at wal-mart in port covington. this is from last year's event when more than 200 underserved youth are expected to attend today's event. there's an opportunity to shop for gifts for not only themselves but their family members, too. and in this inspires -- if this inspires you to do something good bright ann child's holiday. participate in the kendertime toy drive. we are proud to be partners -- kindertime toy drive. we are proud to be partners with this. your donations will go to area children. drop them off at many placesincluding wall marts and if you want to see a list of the location go to abc to news.com/-- abc2news.com/toy drive. >>> you dream of a white christmas? temperatures are expected to drop but you probably won't see snow when you wake up christmas morning. according to the weather service report, records show that we have seen snowfall on christmas just 12 times in baltimore. lynette echoes that i checked with her and she said that's absolutely true. so don't get too excited about a white christmas. >> we talked about that during the break and lynette was shak
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